Business View Magazine | January 2020

6 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JANUARY 2020 2. A wave of water crises will spur innovation. 3. The evolution of cities will accelerate to meet infrastructure and climate challenges. 4. A new disaster economy will emerge as catastrophes become more frequent and severe. 5. The Halal consumer market (foods that Muslims are allowed to eat) will exceed $2.5 trillion globally. 6. The United States will encounter challenges in the race to 5G. 7. Data privacy rules will proliferate as EU regulations set the global standard. 8. Northeast Asia will become an even more profound geopolitical hotspot. 9. U.S. dollar appreciation will continue. 10. Commercial and national interests will collide in a more crowded outer space. Several shifting political and economic fault lines will also be active in 2020